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Revisiting Bill Law’s DOTS, Community Interaction, and Career Learning Theories

In a recent seminar, Phil McCash paid tribute to the seminal work of Bill Law whose work is known to many in the career development field. Phil argued that Bill’s ideas were ahead of their time in their focus on the role of gender and ethnicity in career development along with other community influences. The role of learning in the work of career development professionals was also emphasised. Bill Law, it was argued, helped us better understand the who, what, how, where, and why of career development.

A written copy and video recording of Phil’s presentation are available here:


Dr Phil McCash is a supervisor on the doctoral programme in the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Warwick. This innovative programme offers doctoral study to a range of people-focused professions including career development work, coaching, and counselling.

More information about the programme and how to apply is available here: 

Tue 16 Mar 2021, 10:34 | Tags: CLL Careers Studies Unit Coaching Counselling PhD postgraduate

Centre for Lifelong Learning attend The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning at Cambridge University

The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning held their annual conference last month on the grounds of Cambridge University at Downing College. Senior Teaching Fellow and Tutor, Dr Anil Awesti, Early Years Programme Director, Dr. Sarah Cousins and Director of 2+2 and Part-time Degrees, Dr. Simon Glaze attended the event from the Centre for Lifelong Learning.

Warwick Social Work team celebrates World Social Work Day

On World Social Work Day (Tuesday 21 March) colleagues from our Warwick Social Work team, welcomed local social and community work practitioners, students and educators, to celebrate their contribution to global social work.

Tue 21 Mar 2017, 17:03 | Tags: CLL SWELL PhD postgraduate research Social Work

Dr Khursheed Wadia talks to BBC Radio

In August, Dr Khursheed Wadia was interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside and BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire about Muslim women hitting the headlines in both Britain and France.

Tue 13 Sep 2016, 12:18 | Tags: CLL SWELL PhD postgraduate research

CLL PhD student success at annual Postgraduate Research Showcase

Congratulations to all four of our PhD students (Eleanor, Masauso, Fatima and Mi) who made submissions to the annual Warwick PhD poster competition that took place last week. Eleanor Lutman-White won the Faculty of Social Sciences prize and Fatima de Almeida Reszcynski was chosen as a runner-up.

The competition is part of the annual Postgraduate Research Showcase that brings together and recognises the excellence of Warwick’s postgraduate research.

Thu 16 Jun 2016, 15:10 | Tags: CLL SWELL PhD postgraduate research Social Work

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